Knives 2011: The World's Greatest Knife Book
F+W Media, Inc, Aug 20, 2010 - Antiques & Collectibles - 312 pages
A Stunning Showcase Of Custom Knives
The craft of knifemaking is alive and well, as evidenced by the stunning edged masterpieces revealed between the covers of the best book on blades ever published—Knives 2011. The art of fashioning knives includes carving, engraving, sculpting, scrimshaw, jewel inlaying, damascus-making and more. Never have so many embellishments been revealed in one medium, then captured in a full-color, glossy, photo-driven book such as this must-have volume that's ready for the coffee table or special place on the bookshelf.
In between, enjoy the latest Trends and State Of The Art in knives. It's a trip worth taking. The pages are palpable, the text worth reading and the pictures worth a thousand words and more. Each bladed creation is a work of art in its own right, and a credit to its maker.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PghDragonMan - LibraryThing
Knives 2013 is just that: a reference book of mostly custom made edged weapons. I don’t quite agree with the epithet on the cover, “The World’s Greatest Knife Book”, but I will agree it is a handy ... Read full review
good picture bookUser Review - alanos - Overstock.com
Nice pictures but useful information for each individual knife is scarce. Almost half of the book is knifemakers contact info. Read full review